Eero Aarnio

Eero Aarnio

Born in 1932 the Finnish designer Eero Aarnio is famous for his innovative furniture designs in the 1960’s using plastics and fibreglass.

In 1963 he released his world renowned Ball Chair. Aarnio’s plan was to create “a room within a room” when he set about its design which then paved the way for the Hanging Bubble Chair being released shortly after in 1968.

Since it’s realise the Ball Chair has featured in various films and TV shows including the cult classic Mars Attacks!

Other iconic designs include the Tomato Chair and the Screw Table.